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The Gray Whale

280 S Roosevelt Dr, Seaside, OR 97138-6742
+1 503-717-5068
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good36%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“tri tip” (4 reviews)
“ribs” (8 reviews)
“pulled pork” (6 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 21:00All hours
American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
280 S Roosevelt Dr, Seaside, OR 97138-6742
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Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

I only gave four stars due to my hopes were shattered because of no brisket or burnt ends. I would have to say this was a really really good barbecue. Had a great flavor. I was a little disappointed that they did not have beef...More

Thank Curtis G
Reviewed 11 April 2017

That the oyster dinner. with the chowder. it was OK nothing to write home about. everything was in slow motion

Thank rddoherty2
Reviewed 18 March 2017

We came in late in their day so anticipated they might be low on some things as a lot of barbecue places tend to be toward the end of the day. We were able to get everything we asked for though and it was all...More

Thank Logan H
Reviewed 18 November 2016

Small place with excellent food and service. Not much in the way of atmosphere but that was made up for by VERY friendly waitress. Only drawback I can find was the parking situation. We dined in mid-afternoon so it wasn't busy but at lunch or...More

Thank Mark H
Reviewed 15 November 2016

Picked up dinner to go while we were in town for the weekend & the burgers were really good, I don't recommend the fish & chips though, the 3 piece order wasn't very good for the price(11.95), 3 very small pieces of fish & they...More

Thank Susan W
Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

We had lunch at the Grey Whale. It's a smaller place and not easily picked out, but the food was awesome. We got there right as they opened and didn't wait long for the amazing food. We ordered the smoked tri-tip and the pulled pork....More

Thank dagcoin
Reviewed 23 September 2016

My husband and I stopped by in late September for an early dinner. We were greeted by a very sweet waitress ( Paula) and she took our orders promptly. We ordered the meal for two, which included ribs, tri tip, pulled pork, and a double...More

Thank Sylvia S
Reviewed 13 September 2016

This place probably won't satisfy the hard-core BBQ types that swear by their individual preferences, but anyone just looking for a good meal will be happy. Food is fresh, people are nice, and the sauce is plentiful (multiple sauces are available for you to choose...More

Thank j w
Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

We stopped for lunch because they had a sign out front about their fish & chips and clam chowder. Unfortunately they were out of clam chowder but the fish and chips made up for the lack of chowder. Honestly about the best we have had....More

Thank JulieMN
Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

We got the pulled pork on sliders and the beef on a hoagie. The pork was quite good. Tender, good flavor. The beef on the other hand was somehow undercooked - it had more a prime rib color and consistency than BBQ - and as...More

Thank CraigF84
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 280 S Roosevelt Dr, Seaside, OR 97138-6742
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Oregon Coast  >  Seaside
  • Phone Number: +1 503-717-5068
  • E-mail
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